Cicely Woodard of Franklin, TN receives top honor at the NEA Foundation’s annual gala WASHINGTON, DC (February 8, 2019) – On Friday, February 8, at the NEA Foundation’s Salute to Excellence in Education Gala in Washington, D.C., Cicely Woodard, an 8th grade mathematics educator at Freedom Middle School in Franklin, TN, received one of public […]Read more »
Ideas & Voices
Sarah Merchlewitz is a 2018 NEA Foundation Global Learning Fellow. If you’re interested in becoming an NEA Foundation Global Learning Fellow, the 2020 application is now open. With 11 national languages in South Africa, it’s a lot to think of mastering even one. However, on the 2018 NEA Foundation Global Learning Fellowship field study, we were […]Read more »
The NEA Foundation and First National Bank of Omaha to honor EF Education First on February 8, 2019 in Washington, DC for opening the world through education WASHINGTON, DC (February 5, 2019) –In order for students to thrive in our increasingly interconnected world, it is important for educators to have the knowledge, skills, and disposition […]Read more »
Monica Bryant is a 2018 NEA Foundation Global Learning Fellow. If you’re interested in becoming an NEA Foundation Global Learning Fellow, the 2020 application is now open. My experiences as an NEA Foundation Global Learning Fellow have been life changing. I have met many amazing educators that have taught me so many new things I […]Read more »
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